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Strength Scoop - Wednesday October 16, 2019

Wednesday October 16, 2019

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Stanford: Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance program for the 2020 Winter & Spring Quarters. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to serve as an intern for the Football Sports Performance Program OR the Olympic Sports Performance Program. With either program, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an UNPAID opportunity that provides experience assisting the sports performance staff with the implementation of comprehensive, sport-specific, injury prevention, mental discipline and performance enhancement training programs. In addition to daily responsibilities, this internship includes a professional development curriculum built on the foundation of the Stanford Sports Performance training philosophies. This curriculum includes education of functional strength training techniques, coaching development, sport-specific conditioning concepts, sport science technologies and applications, professional development presentations, programming, weight room management/logistics, along with injury prevention practices. The goal of this internship is to develop highly effective sports performance coaches with the potential to transition into a paid position with Stanford, another university, or professional organization. Potential candidates must possess a desire to become a collegiate sports performance coach, strong character, and demonstrate effective organizational and communication skills. Required qualifications include: Achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study Achievement or current pursuit of SCCC or CSCS certification. Current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin Sunday, January 5th, 2020, and requires a 6-month time commitment with opportunities to continue pending positive evaluation. Deadline to apply is: Friday November 1st, 2019. If interested in working with Football Sports Performance, send email with subject header “Stanford Football Sports Performance Internship - Last Name, First Name.” Please attach cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references as one PDF file to James Perez, Associate Football Sports Performance Coach, at perezjr@Stanford.edu. If interested in working with Olympic Sports Performance, send email with subject header “Stanford Olympic Sports Performance Internship - Last Name, First Name.” Please attach cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references as one PDF file to Anthony Tran, Sports Performance Coach, at ahtran@Stanford.edu.

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking THREE qualified volunteer internship candidates for the 2020 Spring Semester. The strength and conditioning program will run from January 6 th (date flexible) to May 1 st . This is an unpaid position however, it is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. Chosen candidates can also have the opportunity to complete internship hours required for the CSCCa – SCCC exam under the mentorship of the Head Strength Coach. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 14 DI athletic teams (including Football & Ice Hockey), Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Data input and upkeep, Professional development throughout the semester, Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. The internship program’s goal is to advance the intern’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm and effective communication skills, Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, First Aid, CPR & AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc., Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate athletic involvement. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Internship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Day@rmu.edu by December 6th, 2019. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

DePaul: DePaul University is currently seeking highly motivated candidates for the position of Volunteer Sports Performance Coach for the Winter and Spring quarter of 2020. The dates of the position will be from approximately January 3rd , 2020 until June 12th, 2020, but we are willing to accommodate a semester schedule. This is an unpaid position; however, the COMPENSATION of this experience is as follows but not limited to: experience working with Division 1 athletes, professional development opportunities, daily learning opportunities, resources and assistance in preparing for major certifications such as the CSCS, and professional references for future opportunities in the field. RESPONSIBILITIES are as follows but not limited to: assist sports performance coaches in program implementation of each sport, design and implementation of individual workouts (when given the opportunity), set up prior to and break down following workouts, and routine organization/cleaning of the weight room. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS are as follows: open availability, strong work ethic, reliability, desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, desire to learn and be challenged, and daily positive attitude. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS are as follows: position to take place during the last semester of his or her undergraduate curriculum and currently have or working towards a highly recognizable certification in the field. IF INTERESTED, please forward a copy of your updated cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Ryan Nosak at rnosak@depaul.edu.

Coastal Carolina: Coastal Carolina University is now accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning 2020 SPRING VOLUNTEER INTERN. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, participation in weekly projects, and professional development throughout the internship program. Intern qualifications include: punctuality; enthusiasm; strong work ethic; and desire to have fun working in strength and conditioning field Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working for a highly competitive Division I FBS University, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professional. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to swoods@coastal.edu - Attention: Sonya Woods.

Charleston Southern: The Charleston Southern University and Sports Performance Department is seeking highly motivated candidates for our Strength and Conditioning Intern. Reporting to the Director of Athletic Performance and the Assistant Athletic Director for Medical Services, the Strength and Conditioning Intern will assist the performance staff with daily administrative and maintenance duties. Assist in maintaining the department’s nutrition area. Programing directly for Women’s Basketball, Cheer, Volleyball, Soccer and both Men’s and Women’s Golf. Applicants must be able to work effectively independently and as part of a team and also in a diverse workplace, with a variety of teams, coaches, sports medicine and nutrition professionals, and support staff. Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field and certifications: SCCC; CSCS or USAW and a CPR/AED-First Aid certification. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list on job application found on charlestonsourthern.edu/offices/careers.